Member Hospitals

Veterans Affairs Medical Center

About the Hospital

Located within sight of the nation’s Capitol, the Washington DC VA Medical Center (DCVAMC) is one of the most visible facilities within the VA health care system. The staff honors Veterans with world-class health care in an environment that fosters compassion, commitment and service at the main facility and the four community-based outpatient clinics (CBOCs) located in Southeast Washington, DC.; Charlotte Hall and Camp Springs, Md.; and Ft. Belvoir, Va. A new clinic in Montgomery County opened in September 2018.

Hospital System: Department of Veterans Affairs

Year Founded: 1965

Contact Information

50 Irving St. NW
Washington, D.C., 20422
Phone: 202-745-8000


Medical Center Director
Michael S. Heimall

Media Relations 

Gloria Hairston



Operating Number of Beds: 164


  • The DC VA Medical Center operates a 24/7 Community Resource and Referral Center for homeless and at-risk veterans.
  • DCVAMC is a tertiary care, Complexity Level IA hospital, providing comprehensive primary and specialty care in medicine, surgery, neurology and psychiatry as well as a clinical study site for functional-MRI.